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Module Publication Year: 2021

We would like to thank the following for their contributions to the “Rhode Island and the Civil War” module of the EnCompass Project.

  • Providence College partners Mark Caprio, Elizabeth Tietjen, and Rebecca Maxfield of the Phillips Memorial Library Digital Projects
  • RIHS staff members Phoebe Bean, Geralyn Ducady, Jen Galpern, Owen Gibbs, Samantha Hunter-Gibbs, J.D. Kay, Dana-Signe Munroe, and Rebecca Valentine.
  • Main essay by Fred Zilian, PhD., Adjunct Professor, Salve Regina University
  • Research and writing for object essays by Isaac Eng, student at Brown University; Jennifer Galpern; Jackson Piantedosi, Student at Providence College; and Clara Lombardi, Intern
  • Project oversight and editing by Richard Ring, Deputy Executive Director of Collections & Interpretation; Geralyn Ducady, Director of the Newell D. Goff Center for Education and Public Programs, Rhode Island Historical Society; and Samantha Hunter-Gibbs, Education Outreach Manager, Rhode Island Historical Society.
  • A special thank you to those who took the time to review the essays, give feedback, and make suggested edits and improvements.

Rhode Island and the Civil War cover image credit: Soldiers of the First RI Regiment c.1861. Detail from “A Narrative of the First RI Regiment” by Augustus Woodbury, 1862. Rhode Island Historical Society Collections RhiX171104

This chapter was made possible through major funding from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities (RICH), an independent state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this project do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.